Three individuals from Somerset Community College (SCC) were recognized recently for their leadership and significant achievements at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) New Horizons convention. The awards ceremony was held Owensboro Convention Center in Owensboro.
Janis L. Hatfield, executive administrative assistant to SCC President and CEO Dr. Jo Marshall, was given the administrative staff award; Roger L. Angevine, dean of applied technology, was given the staff award and Ron Meade, PTA program director was given the faculty award from SCC. Meade was also awarded the statewide honor and was named as the 2014 Faculty Award of Excellence recipient.
Meade’s statewide honor was given on behalf of the KCTCS Cabinet. He received $1,000 to be used for the professional development experience of his choice.
“KCTCS is fortunate to have so many hardworking, dedicated employees across the state with extraordinary talents and skills,” said KCTCS President Michael B. McCall.
Both faculty and staff honorees were nominated by their college for their innovative and significant achievements, as well as service to students and their communities.
KCTCS New Horizons FACULTY Excellence Award
Nationally, Meade is recognized as a valuable professional, serving on many boards. Currently, Meade serves as the Kentucky Student Liaison for the American Physical Therapy Association and sits on the advisory board for the University of Kentucky’s Clinical Leadership and Management Program.
KCTCS New Horizons Administrative Staff Excellence Award
The faculty member who nominated Angevine for this Award of Excellence expressed sincere gratitude for the opportunities that he receives and is able to extend forward to his students. The faculty member cited a particularly significant undertaking, an exclusive architectural tour of the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina. For his Construction Technology program students, this was an invaluable learning experience. The faculty member emphasized that it is the accountability, confidence, encouragement and commendation from his supervisor that has impacted his enthusiasm and desire to do even more for his students.
KCTCS New Horizons Support Staff Excellence Award